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The International Group Uses AI to Study Cellular Structure in Brain

Taking the potential of Artificial Intelligence a step further, a team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) used machine learning and non-invasive neuroimaging data to unravel valuable insights deep into the cellular structure of the human brain. According to scientists, this would aid in revealing key cellular properties of various regions of […]

Preparing for AI in Healthcare

There exists a remarkable hype about the proliferation of AI in healthcare. The potential of Artificial Intelligence in healthcare is momentous, but is the industry prepared to embrace the transition in everyday care? The answer is – not yet. Most healthcare service providers are still on their journey of digitizing their processes and tools to […]

Online Price Transparency More Chaotic than Helpful

With the objective to make the often-perplexing hospitalization costs more genuine and transparent, the CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) now require all hospitals to post their standard medical charges online. While this is a good initiative to help maintain “chargemasters” transparency, it has actually become more chaotic than being helpful to the patients, […]

Lack of Sleep = Increase in Pain

Chronic sleeplessness has always been attributed to depression, irritability, and weight gain. However, researchers have now found yet another health implication of lack of sleep: it increases your sensitivity to pain. A team of scientists used Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) to identify the association between sleeplessness and the body’s ability to cope with pain. […]

Almost 50% of Radiologists Burned Out

Let’s be honest – there is nothing called a dream job. While you may love your organization and position, there are times when you become tired and dejected of your work. It is at this point that you feel burned out. According to a report, “Addressing Burnout in Radiologists” by Alison L. Chetlen and her […]

Radiation Monitoring Helped Reduce Dose Over 8 Years

X-ray is considered an essential tool to conduct medical examinations of the patients undergoing diagnostic radiology. Most diagnostic examinations are based on effective X-ray system, which is acknowledged crucial for enhancing human health. However, it also poses the highest levels of health risks caused by radiation exposure. Radiation safety of the patients is also breached […]

fMRI and Consciousness

In the past few years, Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) of the human brain has been harnessed as an innovative tool to study consciousness. Functional MRI examinations now offer an integral source of valuable insights pertaining to the “modeling of integrative brain functions.” The human brain in its fully conscious, partially conscious, and vegetative conditions […]

5 Things to Help You Protect Your PHI

Your Personal Health Information (PHI) is one of the most sensitive – “and most frequently breached” – forms of data today. The federal government and healthcare professionals take patient information privacy in a serious manner. And so should you. Protect Your Health Information. Take Control  Under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, your health […]

Hospitals Posting Prices Online But Is It Helping Patients?

According to a new federal law that came into effect on January 1, all hospitals are required to publish their price lists online for medical imaging and other services they provide. The new regulation proposed by CMS tends to improve transparency of medical treatments and services and allow patients to access their Electronic Health Records […]

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